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A ribbon cutting is expected on Dec. 11 at 12 p.m. for the return of Jamaica Avenue’s landmarked street clock.

The timepiece, which was erected in 1900, was sent to the Electric Time Co. studio in Medfield, Mass. to receive a full repair and historic restoration, according to the Jamaica Center Business Improvement District. The clock was designated historically significant in 1981, and will be reinstalled to its former glory on the corner of Jamaica Avenue and Union Hall Street.


As many as 1,000 people who have been laid to rest at the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground have finally been properly memorialized.

Dozens of community activists, residents and area leaders celebrated the new plaza dedicated to the hundreds of 19th-century deceased, most of whom were African-American and Native American, at the 46th Avenue and 164th Street park on Nov. 9.

The Alliance for Flushing Meadows Corona Park is hosting a walking history tour next weekend.

Alliance docent Linda Fisher will lead the tour through a dozen of the best-known, as well as some of the least-known, remaining 1939 and 1964 World’s Fair structures and sites in the park, such as New York State Pavilion, the Rocket Thrower and the Column of Jerah.

A bronze statue of the first female Queens borough president was unveiled in College Point Oct. 7.

A six-foot tall sculpture of Claire Shulman was revealed by Thomas and Steven Chen, the respective founder and president of Crystal Window and Door Systems, last Thursday to celebrate the late politician’s lifelong dedication to small business.